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Mary Amy Todd Cooper of Torrington CT

COOPER, Mary Amy Todd8, (Ezra L7, Ezra L.6, James5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 18, 1825, in Wolcott, Conn., died Feb. 20, 1907, in Torrington, Conn., married in June, 1848, William Cooper, who was born Sept. 12, 1824, in Birmingham, England, died April 20, 1894. Children: I. Charles Henry, b. March 4, 1849, in Waterbury, Conn., m. Ella J. Buckingham, who was b. Aug. 29, 1855. Issue: (1) Arthur Bernard, b. Jan., 1876, m. Charlotte Pryor Curtis at Castleton-on-Hudson; (2) Frank Henry, b.(???), m. June 10,(???), Mabel Skeeles Smith, and had issue: (a) Helen Smith, b. Dec. 19, 1908, in Seymour, Conn.; (b) Mildred, b. Jan. 20, 1915. II. Mary Alice, b. Feb. 5, 1853, d. Feb. 10, 1899, m. Dec. 10, 1873, Maj. Albert Brooker, and had issue: (1) Julia Edna, b. in 1876, m. Nov. 28, 1900, Austin C. Thompson. III. Frederic William, b. Aug. 8, 1855, in Torrington, Conn., m. in Naugatuck, Conn., Ida Waite, who was b. Aug. 28, 1860, in Rockville, Conn. In 1919, they were living in Naugatuck, Conn. They had issue: (1) Amy Laura, b. July 20, 1887, in Waterbury,...

Biography of Frank Lyman Gold

FRANK LYMAN GOLD-A man of wide and varied activities, each of which he has carried on successfully after he had gained full knowledge of the field of business into which he was entering, the story of Frank Lyman Gold is full of interest. (I) He belongs to a notable old New England family, whose founder was Joseph Gold, born in London, England, who came to America when he was nineteen years old. According to family records, he served for seven years in the Revolutionary War, lived for a time in Northbury, Connecticut, and died in Roxbury, Vermont, in 1829. He married, in Northbury, Patience Goodenough, who died in 1826. One of his children, Joseph, is of further mention. (II) Joseph Gold, son of Joseph Gold, married, and his son, Miner, is of further mention. (III) Miner Gold, son of Joseph Gold, was born in Pelham, Massachusetts, in 1802, and died in Belchertown in May, 1882. He was a scholar, teacher, and good business man, and taught mathematics at Amherst College, besides writing an arithmetic text used in New England schools. Miner Gold married Olivia Conkey, who died in 1878, and among their children was a son, Theodore, of further mention. (IV) Theodore Gold, son of Miner and Olivia (Conkey) Gold, was born in Pelham, Massachusetts, in 1837, and died January 4, 1889. After his marriage he moved to Belchertown, Massachusetts, where he operated a saw mill, turning out shingles and lumber. In partnership with Mr. Knight, with the name of Knight & Gold, he carried on extensive lumber operations. The firm was highly respected, and Mr. Gold so good...

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